The Dairy Goat Handbook

For Backyard, Homestead, and Small Farm

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Author: Ann Starbard

Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)

ISBN: 076034731X

Category: Cooking

Page: 192

View: 8748

"Like many domesticated animals, goats require an attentive eye and constant care and upkeep. Learn how with The Dairy Goat Handbook. Whether raising them for pleasure or profit, this guide provides everything you need to know to raise a happy and healthy herd."-- Back cover

Backyard Farming: Raising Goats

For Dairy and Meat

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Author: Kim Pezza

Publisher: Hatherleigh Press

ISBN: 157826474X

Category: House & Home

Page: 112

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Backyard Farming: Raising Goats is the ideal resource for the new farmer just starting out, providing a comprehensive guide for preparing and caring for the addition of goats to your backyard farm! Backyard Farming: Raising Goats is the perfect guide for beginners thinkingabout including goats to their sustainable homestead. Covering every topic from selecting and maintaining a breed, to the tools and space you'll need, to all the wonderful benefits that owning goats can provide, Backyard Farming: Raising Goats includes all that you need to know to get the most out of your new herd. Including time-tested tips and tricks used by expert farmers, this invaluable resource is a must-have for anyone looking to raise goats at home! EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO GET STARTED. Covering topics from selecting the perfect breed for your space and time requirements, to milking and culling your herd, to preparing for and raising the next generation of kids, Backyard Farming: Raising Goats is the all-in-one guide for the aspiring home goatherd. EASY TO FOLLOW, EASY TO UNDERSTAND. Written in simple, informative language, complete with numerous illustrations of proper techniques and housing set-ups, Backyard Farming: Raising Goats is written with first-time goatherds in mind. A GREAT ADDITION TO ANY BACKYARD FARM. The benefits of owning goats range widely: goat's milk, meat, even goat hair has its uses and markets. Easier to care for than sheep and lots of fun besides, Backyard Farming: Raising Goats is the perfect first step to adding livestock to your farming experience! The Backyard Farming series offers easy-to-use guides to help first-time farmers and homesteaders experience the satisfaction that comes from producing their own food. Rural areas with acres of land, suburban neighborhoods with small backyards, or urban environments with limited space--no matter what your situation, these books are tailored to your unique needs and resources. Each volume in this series is dedicated to a particular topic in backyard farming, whether you're planning to grow food for your family or for sale at your local farmers market. Featuring simple instructions and helpful illustrations, the Backyard Farming series empowers you and your family to enjoy the freshest ingredients possible--direct from your own backyard!

The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals

Choose the Best Breeds for Small-Space Farming, Produce Your Own Grass-Fed Meat, Gather Fresh Eggs, Collect Fresh Milk, Make Your Own Cheese, Keep Chickens, Turkeys, Ducks, Rabbits, Goats, Sheep, Pigs, Cattle, & Bees

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Author: Gail Damerow

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603426973

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 360

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Enjoy a weekend breakfast featuring eggs, bacon, and honey from your own chickens, pigs, and bees, or a holiday meal with your own heritage-breed turkey as the main attraction. Gail Damerow covers everything you need to successfully raise your own farm animals, from selecting the right breeds to producing delicious fresh milk, cheese, honey, eggs, and meat. Even with just a small plot of land, you can become more self-sufficient, save money, and enjoy healthy, delicious animal products.

Backyard Farming: Homesteading

The Complete Guide to Self-Sufficiency

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Author: Kim Pezza

Publisher: Hatherleigh Press

ISBN: 1578265991

Category: House & Home

Page: 144

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Your Backyard Farming Experience Begins Here! Join the Backyard Farming Movement and Turn Your Home into a Homestead! Backyard Farming: Homesteading is your all-in-one guide to successfully turning your rural property, suburban home, or urban dwelling into a productive food oasis. Covering every topic from finding and developing the perfect property, as well as which produce and livestock combinations are easiest to start with, Homesteading takes the anxiety and guesswork out of enjoying the backyard farming revolution. Whether you have 100 acres of open land or just a small backyard or apartment terrace, Homesteading is the comprehensive primer for anyone looking to grow their own food. Including detailed instructions and informative photographs that help ensure your backyard farm is everything you want it to be, Homesteading walks you step by step through the process of planning and implementing your sustainable lifestyle. With Homesteading, you will: • Learn what to look for when considering properties for backyard farming • Learn how to develop the property you already own into a homestead, regardless of size and space • Find out which varieties of produce and livestock are easiest for a beginner • Learn how to preserve your harvest • Discover a variety of delicious recipes using produce from your own farm ...and many more tips to help you achieve success. More than ever, people everywhere are making a return to the farming lifestyle: Homestreading is your first big step to joining the growing movement of these homemakers looking to a healthier, happier way of life—and it starts right in your own backyard. Backyard Farming is a series of easy-to-use guides to help urban, suburban, and rural dwellers turn their homes into homesteads. Whether planning to grow food for the family or for sale at the local farmers market, Backyard Farming provides simple instruction and essential information in a convenient reference. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Backyard Farming: Raising Goats

For Dairy and Meat

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Author: Kim Pezza

Publisher: Hatherleigh Press

ISBN: 9781578264735

Category: House & Home

Page: 124

View: 1136

A latest entry in the series that includes Keeping Honey Bees shares comprehensive guidelines for new farmers on how to prepare and care for goats, offering time-tested tips and tricks used by professional farmers to explain how to make the most of rural, suburban and urban spaces. Original.

Backyard Farming: Raising Cattle for Dairy and Beef

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Author: Kim Pezza

Publisher: Hatherleigh Press

ISBN: 1578264960

Category: House & Home

Page: 144

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YOUR BACKYARD FARMING EXPERIENCE BEGINS HERE! Whether for milk or beef, cattle are among the most versatile livestock for your new homestead. Backyard Farming: Raising Cattle is your expert guide to successfully keeping and caring for your herd. A comprehensive primer for first-time beef and dairy cow owners, Raising Cattle includes detailed illustrations and informative photographs that help introduce these animals to your backyard farm, whether you plan to raise a single cow or bull, or an entire herd. Raising Cattle covers a broad range of ownership and care issues from selecting the right breeds and numbers for your wants and needs, housing and land requirements, breeding and raising new calves, and keeping your animals happy and healthy, to enjoying your very own farm-fresh milk, beef, and more. With Raising Cattle, you will: • Learn to understand and appreciate these essential livestock investments • Build efficient housing for your cows to minimize your workload • Prepare and care for this unique herd animal, opening up new possibilities for your backyard farm • Learn to milk your dairy cows and prepare it for sale or personal use • Discover a variety of delicious homestead recipes …and many more tips and tricks from experienced farmers to help you achieve success with your cattle. Raising Cattle is your first big step to joining the growing movement of homemakers and homesteaders looking to make a return to a healthier, happier way of life—and it starts right in your own backyard. Backyard Farming is a series of easy-to-use guides to help urban, suburban, and rural dwellers turn their homes into homesteads. Whether planning to grow food for the family or for sale at the local farmers market, Backyard Farming provides simple instruction and essential information in a convenient reference. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Homesteading Handbook

A Back to Basics Guide to Growing Your Own Food, Canning, Keeping Chickens, Generating Your Own Energy, Crafting, Herbal Medicine, and More

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Author: Abigail R. Gehring

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 1616082658

Category: House & Home

Page: 272

View: 9517

Explains how to grow an organic garden, preserve the food one grows, build alternate-energy devices by hand, identify edible wild foods, conserve water, handcraft household items and much more, in a book with 500 full-color illustrations. Original.

Barnyard in Your Backyard

A Beginner's Guide to Raising Chickens, Ducks, Geese, Rabbits, Goats, Sheep, and Cattle

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Author: Gail Damerow

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781580174565

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 408

View: 6502

An introduction to raising farm animals cover such topics as an animal's personality, feeding, housing, care, and dealing with neighbors.

Chickens in Your Backyard, Newly Revised and Updated

A Beginner's Guide

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Author: Gail Damerow,Rick Luttmann

Publisher: Rodale Books

ISBN: 1635650976

Category: Nature

Page: 176

View: 9891

All the basics (and beyond!) for raising happy, healthy chickens. In cities, suburbs, and everywhere in between, a classic American tradition is back in a big way—raising backyard chickens for eggs, meat, fun, or profit. Chickens in Your Backyard has been the go-to guide for chicken care for more than 40 years. This revised and updated edition combines all the classic techniques with the most up-to-date information—from incubating, raising, housing, and feeding, to treating disease and raising chickens for show. Chickens in Your Backyard provides everything you need to know to turn your backyard into a happy homestead.

Prepper's Livestock Handbook

Lifesaving Strategies and Sustainable Methods for Keeping Chickens, Rabbits, Goats, Cows and other Farm Animals

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Author: Leigh Tate

Publisher: Ulysses Press

ISBN: 1612438180

Category: Reference

Page: N.A

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Build and Operate a Small-Scale Ranch Anywhere from your Backyard to Bug Out Bunker Healthy, Happy Homesteading Whether you’re looking for a farm-to-table solution that provides fresh meat and dairy products today, or a long-term plan that will feed you and your family after the collapse of civilization—or both!— this all-in-one preparedness guide is for you. It teaches sustainable animal husbandry skills that allow you to build and operate your own small-scale ranch anywhere from a backyard to a bug-out bunker. Packed with tips, techniques and strategies, this handy guide breaks down everything you need to know, including how to: • Choose the best breeds for your needs • Build barns, coops, hutches and fencing • Grow feed and utilize pastures • Breed your stock and raise offspring • Protect your animals from predators • Provide basic health and vet care • Preserve fresh milk, eggs and meat

Backyard Farming: Raising Cattle for Dairy and Beef

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Author: Kim Pezza

Publisher: Hatherleigh Press

ISBN: 9781578264957

Category: House & Home

Page: 136

View: 9830

Backyard Farming: Raising Cattle is the perfect first step for experienced homesteaders thinking about including cattle to their sustainable backyard farm. Covering every topic from selecting and maintaining a breed, to the tools and space you'll need, to all the wonderful benefits that owning cows can provide, Backyard Farming: Raising Cattle includes all that you need to know to get the most out of your new herd. Including time-tested tips and tricks used by expert farmers, as well as fun facts about cattle and advice on how to start marketing your milk.

Backyard Farming: Home Harvesting

Canning and Curing, Pickling and Preserving Vegetables, Fruits and Meats

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Author: Kim Pezza

Publisher: Hatherleigh Press

ISBN: 1578264642

Category: House & Home

Page: 112

View: 2099

Backyard Farming: Home Harvesting is the ideal resource for the new farmer looking to make the most of his produce by preserving it for the future! Providing a comprehensive guide for preparing and preserving your hard-earned harvest, this book ensures that your backyard farm will feed you all year long! Backyard Farming: Home Harvesting is the perfect guide for beginners looking to extend the benefits of their homestead's produce. Covering every topic from selecting and maintaining the resources needed to properly preserve your food, to the various methods of preserving and how they are done, to recipes and ideas for making the best use of your preserved bounty, Backyard Farming: Home Harvesting includes all that you need to know to get the most out of your home harvest. Including time-tested tips and tricks used by expert farmers, this invaluable resource is a must-have for anyone looking to enjoy the fruits of their labor year round! EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO GET STARTED. Addressing all the important areas, from selecting the ideal method for your crop, to knowing when and why to preserve, to how long each method preserves your food for, Backyard Farming: Home Harvesting is the all-in-one guide for the first-time farmer at harvest time. EASY TO FOLLOW, EASY TO UNDERSTAND. Written in simple, informative language, complete with numerous illustrations of proper techniques and preserving set-ups, Backyard Farming: Home Harvesting is written with new farmers in mind. A GUIDE THAT EVERY BACKYARD FARMER CAN USE. Whether your backyard farm raises livestock or grows crops, there is a method in this book to greatly extend your enjoyment of your harvest! From canning, to smoking; from freezing to drying, the benefits of preserving are obvious! No farmer wants to have to throw away their hard work, and Backyard Farming: Home Harvesting is the perfect guide to ensuring that no part of the harvest is wasted! The Backyard Farming series offers easy-to-use guides to help first-time farmers and homesteaders experience the satisfaction that comes from producing their own food. Rural areas with acres of land, suburban neighborhoods with small backyards, or urban environments with limited space--no matter what your situation, these books are tailored to your unique needs and resources. Each volume in this series is dedicated to a particular topic in backyard farming, whether you're planning to grow food for your family or for sale at your local farmers market. Featuring simple instructions and helpful illustrations, the Backyard Farming series empowers you and your family to enjoy the freshest ingredients possible--direct from your own backyard!

Your Chickens

A Kid's Guide to Raising and Showing

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Author: Gail Damerow

Publisher: Turtleback Books

ISBN: 9780613960786

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 156

View: 4342

Advice for choosing, purchasing, raising, housing, and showing all breeds of chickens.

Der Maler und die Lady

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Author: Nora Roberts

Publisher: MIRA Taschenbuch

ISBN: 3955769607

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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Schön und selbstbewusst küsst Lara den Maler Anatole auf dem Schloss ihres Vaters und verspricht ihm eine Nacht der Liebe. Und so beginnt eine heiße Affäre voller Leidenschaft und Gefahr. Denn es geht nicht nur um Lust, sondern auch um ein skrupelloses Verbrechen.

Horton Halfpott

oder das teuflische Geheimnis von Schloss Eigenbrötl oder wie sich Lady Luggertucks Korsett lockerte

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Author: Tom Angleberger

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783868733815

Category:

Page: 205

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The Homesteader's Handbook to Raising Small Livestock

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Author: Jerome D. Belanger

Publisher: Rodale Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 246

View: 7051

Assesses the problems, benefits, and work involved in raising rabbits, chickens, turkeys, goats, sheep, hogs, geese, ducks, guinea fowl, and pigeons for home consumption

Backyard Farming: Growing Garlic

The Complete Guide to Planting, Growing, and Harvesting Garlic.

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Author: Kim Pezza

Publisher: Hatherleigh Press

ISBN: 1578265096

Category: House & Home

Page: 128

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Your Backyard Farming Experience Begins Here! Garlic is one of the most valuable and versatile additions you can make to your garden. Backyard Farming: Growing Garlic is your expert guide to successfully tending and harvesting garlic. Delicious when fresh and effortless to cure and preserve, garlic is a great choice for homesteads and gardens. Growing Garlic is a comprehensive primer for anyone looking to add garlic to their harvest and includes detailed instructions and informative photographs that help ensure that your garlic crop is a success. Growing Garlic covers a broad range of important topics, including selecting the right variety of garlic for your wants and needs, storage and preservation methods, recognizing common pests and diseases, and incorporating garlic into your diet, among many others. With Growing Garlic, you will: • Learn when and how to plant to get the most out of your garlic crop • Utilize garlic as the perfect companion plant to improve the health of your entire garden • Learn the various methods of planting garlic, allowing you to work within your schedule and workload • Learn to harvest your garlic and prepare it for sale or personal use • Discover a variety of delicious homestead recipes ...and many more tips and tricks from experienced farmers to help you achieve success with your garlic harvest. Growing Garlic is your first big step to joining the growing movement of homemakers and homesteaders looking to make a return to a healthier, happier way of life—and it starts right in your own backyard. Backyard Farming is a series of easy-to-use guides to help urban, suburban, and rural dwellers turn their homes into homesteads. Whether planning to grow food for the family or for sale at the local farmers market, Backyard Farming provides simple instruction and essential information in a convenient reference. From the Trade Paperback edition.